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Jan 7 2019 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
In an interview on NPR, Stanford economist and Center affiliate Melanie Morten explains that U.S.-Mexico border wall expansion has led to a wage increase of 40 cents per year for low-educated U.S. workers at a cost of $7/year for each U.S. citizen.
Dec 19 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
In a recent paper, faculty affiliate Jens Hainmueller and his co-authors showed that lean manufacturing in the apparel industry had the side benefit of improving labor standards.
Dec 11 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Center faculty affiliate Paul Wise speaks about the horrific impact of civil war on the children of Yemen, including preventable cholera epidemics.
Dec 10 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development is pleased to announce that seven Stanford PhD students have been selected as Graduate Student Funding recipients for their work in international development.
Dec 7 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Center faculty affiliate Lawrence Goulder says that the Paris riots that took place in December are a sign that the challenges to slowing climate change are event greater than previously thought.
Nov 20 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Center faculty affiliate and Assistant Professor of Medicine Sanjay Basu is quoted in The Guardian regarding his research that finds it likely that millions of people will not have access to insulin in the coming decades.
Nov 19 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Professor of medicine and Center affiliate Stephen Luby wants the focus of World Toilet Day to be less about toilets and more about the improvement of sanitation systems for people in developing countries.
Nov 8 2018 | Posted In: In the News, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
Economist and Center faculty affiliate Ran Abramitzky discusses the kibbutz’s history and the reasons for its success with Russell Roberts for Mosaic.com.
Nov 6 2018 | Posted In: Impact Stories, Meet the Researchers, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, Stanford professor Steve Anderson is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.
Nov 2 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Center on Global Poverty and Development News
The video of the October 16 discussion with Paul Niehaus and Paul Brest, moderated by Stanford professor Pascaline Dupas, is now available.

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